Criminalizing Nonviolent Protest

Our freedoms are at risk. Over the last 20 years, there has been a systematic reduction of our ability to peacefully express our concerns about certain topics. This is not Continue Reading →

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Fighting To Keep You In The Dark

I’m making this article’s graphic a little bit larger than usual because of how important I consider it to be.¬† I think it’s important not so much because of who Continue Reading →

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Practising What I Preach

Here’s wishing you all a wonderful celebration of the season, in whatever form that appeals to you. Whether you’re all about Santa leaving things under the tree, embracing Yule, focused Continue Reading →

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Fukushima Aftermath: Are Things As Bad As ‘They’ Say?

“WOW! You are really unintelligent. When the cancer rates start skyrocketing in a few years (which they have already started to do in the U.S. right after the Fukushima disaster) Continue Reading →

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

I’ve been reminiscing. Now in my 50s, it’s fair to say that I’ve had a number of relationships in my life. As one might expect, it hasn’t always been pleasant. Continue Reading →

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Wishing There Were A Cure For ….

If you’ve been on a social networking site such as Facebook or Twitter for any length of time, you’ll no doubt have seen a tweet, post or meme extolling the Continue Reading →

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Diversity Is Good For You

Today’s message is short and sweet: Get out there and do something different. It doesn’t matter what you do or where you do it. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a Continue Reading →

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Contributions to Global Warming

Now that the rainy season has ended in Japan, the parks-and-rec types are out in force to clear away the abundance of overgrowth along rivers and pathways. For some, this Continue Reading →

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Food With Integrity

Integrity is something that I take very seriously. It very literally defines our interactions with others. It goes hand-in-hand with authenticity and, in my opinion, determines the trustworthiness of a Continue Reading →

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Fukushima Update: Leaks and the Cost of Clean-up

In the last few weeks, the owner-operator of the Fukushima nuclear power plant complex, TEPCO, was forced to concede that radiation emissions from the plant itself has greatly increased. This Continue Reading →

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